... not to be confused with my earlier tutorial on Making Your Own POP Dots, this tutorial will show you how to make adhesive clear glue dots to use on your cards or scrapbooks.
I've seen a few tutorials on this, using different glue products. Also, all of the tutorials I have seen will tell you to use coated paper that has carried an adhesive on it. For example, re-use the paper from a pop-dot roll, or paper from a Xyron.
Instead, I am going to try to use a clear acetate sheet as my base. It is more readily available, I think. For my tutorial, I am usings some leftover overhead transparency sheets I used in an earlier tutorial. (See: Making Your Own Rub-On Sentiments) Use the shiny, not textured side of these overhead projector sheets!
The glue I am testing are two of the most highly recommended for this purpose: Aleene's Tack-It Over and Over, and ScraPerfect's Best Glue Ever.
I've never used either of these glues before, so you're learning with me. I bought both of them through Amazon.Com. I'm sure there's a cheaper resource for these, but this was the quickest for me.
As shown above, I simply laid out dots and lines, drawing them with the glue directly onto the transparency's shiny side. The ScraPerfect's bottle and opening are smaller so the dots are finer/smaller. I will say that I thought the Aleene's Tack-It flowed easier and made a naturally round dot quickly. I've marked the sheet in the photo above so you can see which glue I used for which dots ....